Seven Great Princes Games Feb. 9

Former Black Stars player, Sam Johnson, will join Saka Acquaye, Deputy Director General in charge of technical of the National Sports Authority (NSA) to open this year’s Seven Great Princes sports festival which begins on February 7 and climaxes on February 9.

The school, for the second year running became the best school in the country after coming up tops in the 2016/2017 BECE results.

And to commemorate this, Charles Nii Mensah (Shatta Wale), Priscilla Agyemang alias Ebony and Asamoah Gyan all former students will stage a concert alongside the sports festivities to commemorate the event.

The competition commences with athletics, volleyball, table tennis, tug-of-war, soccer and handball at the Azumah Nelson Sports Complex at Kaneshie in Accra.

Indoor activities such as chess, ludo, oware, scrabble, basketball and squash would be staged at the school’s premises in Dansoman.

The two branches of the school, the Lartebiorkorshie branch in Ablekumah Central and the Dansoman branch at Ablekuma North would be competiting for honours and awards.

A specially built multi-purpose sports complex for the competition at the school’s Dansoman premises is also expected to boost the morale of students competing.

The three-day-event held annually is geared towards scouting for talents for the national cause while strengthening the health status of students.

Former student and Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan and table tennis ace Eric Amoah, are some of the products of the competition.

According to organizers, Ebony, afropop singer and a former student of the school is expected to grace the occasion and lighten up the atmosphere.

The competition climaxes at the Dansoman branch of the school on February 9 with awards and cash rewards for best sports girls and boys.

From The Sports Desk

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